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this year with big names likely to be missing from the roster. sports director mark viviano brings us up on the pretty surprising news. >>> good morning. the joy of a new labor deal turns to harsh reality for the ravens who are poised to cut about $18 million to make room under the new salary cap. among the casualties, veterans todd heap, derrick mason, kelly gregg and willly mcga hee. heap is a 10-year tightend. the current contract would pay him more than $4 million. the ravens have been grooming his replacements, dennis pit ta and ed dickson. derrick mason will be a salary cap casualty. mason would make more than $4 million this season. it is possible, for the players who do get released, to return to the ravens at reduced pay but they're free to shop their services to another team. those currently under contract can report to owings mills at 10:00 this morning. jessica, back to you. >> the ravens first preseason game is set for two weeks from thursday in philly. >> you got to divorce yourself from the emotions. the bulk of the nfl season happens off the field. the quarterback is ozzi
's from a big hit comedy movie. we'll tell you the story and give you a preview of the great dundalk heritage fair. four days of celebrating the 4th of july. wait until you hear about the entertainment, that's when the eyewitness news morning edition rolls on. ,,,,,, host: could switching to geico really save you 15% or more on car insurance? host: is the pen mightier than the sword? ninja 2: ow vo: geico. 15 minutes could save you 15% or more on car insurance. somebody help! [ gasps ] my hero! anyone can be a hero with the new captain america cherry coolatta from dunkin'. get yours for a limited time only. america runs on dunkin'. hurry in today for your first avenger tri-cup while supplies last. >>> you know, that's a beautiful thing. red's fans are in town. i was at the ballpark last night. we had a reunion. there was a lot of cardinal fans in town. it's not like when you see the red sox fans and you're six to your stomach. it was neat seeing them. people having vacations, watching baseball. >>> calm winds and barometer at 30.01678, i have to tell you, it wouldn't be a bad thing i
's gun and fragments hit his hip. it was a big gun, it could have wiped us all out. >> you don't feel safe any more. >> reporter: he was not linked to the original call for help. he saw this as a opportunity to strike. >> he had some large hatred towards the police officers. what we know is that he was incredibly mad at the police department. >> reporter: his exgirlfriend says he's in the u.s. army, stationed in kansas and he recently returned to baltimore. the police tracked him down thursday. they found pieces of the rifle in his car and house. >> reporter: he's awaiting a bail review. >> the officer is home from being treated at shock trauma. >>> your next trip from expedia and more sites could cost more. you could be taxed on the full price of the hotel room, instead of the half price you pay. >>> the industry is going to pay on the cut, cap and balance deal. it's not expected to pass. don't forget, the president is going to be at the university of college park for a town hall meeting. vic carter will be there, too. >>> a game changing day at the pentagon. they'll talk about the r
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's live, here at wjz- 13. >>> we have gotten good rain. man, we needed it big time. >> at first, i thought i was going to get missed again last night. >> don and i live on the same latitude, if you will. two nights ago the dynamic was primarily south. i was looking down at the clouds. you could see the lightning on the clouds, we were missed. last night, it was changed to north. over the past few nights, we've gotten shower activity we've needed. we were at rock hall last weekend. centerville and chestertown and rock hall. i'll tell you something interesting about corn. when corn is dry, the stalk sticks straight up. normally, it's like this, hanging as you see it. when corn gets really dry, the stalks go straight up in the air. the plant, believe it or not, whatever it's trying to do is trying to save its life. all of the corn was like this. i said, these folks really need rain. >>> well, we have low pressure meandering around the region. we'll have widespread showers and thundershowers. what we've got going on from noon to 8:00 because of rain that's fallen and rain expected to fall this
's an absolutely great day's start. we have the big dome of canadian high pressure running the forecast. today, cut and paste of the word pleasant. >>> the trouble is north of us, but southbound. here's sharon. >>> big trouble on 95 southbound. all lanes are blocked from the get go this morning on 95 southbound. that's just in the area past maryland, 222. that's perryville. you can see, the traffic is diverted off of 95 southbound because of it. it's diverted from exit's 193. you can take pulaski to get around the situation. expect delays on 95 and delays on pulaski as well. we have an accident past the maryland line. another one in rosedale, a new one in hampstead at st. paul street. speeds on the beltway are up to par and above. everything's running smoothly on the top and the westside. traffic is diverted at 272. there's an accident there and there's another shot of 95 and 275. remember, wjz is always on, go to wjz.com for more. back to you, don. >>> this was the breaking news from overnight, two security officers were shot. andrea fujii is live with more. >> reporter: good morning, don an every
for that decision. the ball may be worth up to a quarter of a million dollars. >>> the big story, a lot of, a story getting a lot of buzz on social media. this could cost him anywhere between 5 and $13,000 to the irs. it's a gift worth value. just like on the price is right, whoever wins that showcase, or for that matter, if you win a toaster oven, conservationally speaking, you owe tax money on it. >> you pay it before you leave the building. >> that wouldn't be a bad thing. >> people are going "the guy did the right thing" and it's costing him. call frankenstein brenner. i'd call him up and say "i'm rescinding the offer, here's your tickets, no chance." every usher knows your face. still free to walk in. i did help him get around that if i owned the yankees. all our friends at the irs, the most efficient government agency. they don't waste any of your tax dollars. >> let's take a look at a graphic here. it is absolutely gorgeous. 66 degrees right now. this day's going to be sunny. 82 at lunch. on its way to a high of 85. very pleasant this evening. upper 60s now. ten degrees cooler. ronny's outsi
. the big task in outer space is moving a 12-ton module into place. it's 6:00 and a summer like day's start. sharon has problems on the pavement and marty has the weather. >> well, shuttle wakeup music will be over in a few days. there's your impact in your neighborhood. we'll point that out. it will be a sunny, hot one. it's the middle of july, it's supposed to be this way. mid-70s now and on the way to 94. the normal is 88. it is what it is. it will be getting hotter tomorrow. we'll be closer to a hundred. we'll talk about that shortly. >>> if you have a ton and a half module to move around, here's sharon gibala. >>> well, you shouldn't have too many problems at this hour. we have just a few minor issues. that's on chesterfield at hawkins road. one lane is blocked there. everything's running at full speed. the top and the westsides are looking good. no issues out there on the westside. that's at old court road. the eastside is looking nice. especially with the sunrise. traveling downtown, they started construction for the grand prix on light street between key highway and pratt street. re
and light street. tens of thousands are expected downtown for the big race. hey, that's next up on the calendar. >> it will be fun. >> that's next up. i mean, think about it. the, what is it? 40 days. -- did you see that guy in there? they showed a quick shot of him. he was doing construction. he said you wouldn't believe the number of people that pull up and throw stuff at the construction workers. he said everyone's excited about the race, but they throw anything at those guys. they're just doing their jobs. the traffic is a pain, but they're just doing their job. can you believe that? >> can i be honest with you? i've done the news for 35 years. i can believe anything. also, that will be one of the coolest events in baltimore. i don't think that the information tsunami has hit yet. we'll talk more about that coming up. >> it's all good news. we're 4 degrees cooler than this time yesterday morning. we have a heat index of 81 and heck, it's 79 degrees now. so, we're not that much off of normal to be quite honest about it. let's go to the ronster. you can kind of feel it. it's a
. it was a big night for matt wieters. the only baltimore representative. as for the big hitter, gonzales hits this off of cliff lee. 1-0, american league. the big brewer's slugger sents it off of the top of the fence and over for the national league's lead. wieters had trouble behind the plate with brandon league pitching. he had trouble, he worked with an unfamiliar pitcher. the lost to the nl 5-1. >>> thank you, mark. and with the win, they'll get advantage with home field. >>> in a few hours, the american soccer league will play against france. game thyme, 11:30. >> thousands of people will be watching that, that's for sure. >> two more victories, world cup champions again. that's a good thing. give them a round of applause. that's huge. that's huge. isn't it like wearing purple? got to love that. there. [ cheers and applause ] what were those smock things. did that show the referees that the players were ineligible for the day? let's look at the day part. 77 degrees now, 87 at lunch and on the way to 90. 88 this evening. well, it's going to feel about 15 degrees cooler, if you count the h
. ed hardy has another one. good-bye, home run. a two homer ballgame for hardy. >> it was another big night for hardy as he roughed up the starter. this gives him 16 for the season. the orioles win 12-4. >>> and a long game in pittsburgh comes to a controversial end last night. a brave's runner is out at the plate and the umpire calls him safe. they argued the call and the braves win it 4-3. some are very mad at that call. >> the ravins are finally reporting to work and no one's happier than this defensive tackle. >> it feels to be back in the building. i mean, i started getting board in the lockout. you work out and there ain't nothing else to do in the afternoon. i got tired of playing games. >> reporter: a defensive lineman has been reporting also. he filled in the right tackle spot for gaither last season. >>> and at the world swimming championships in china. michael phelps is swimming in the 200-meter freestyle. he was overtaken. i'm sure he's disappointed about that finish. good job, any way. >> you know, michael changed up his style of swimming and the events he's swimming in.
. >> reporter: drunk driving is another big no-no. >> it's a holiday season and people want to enjoy themselves, don't get behind the wheel. >> i drive aggressively. >> reporter: it's a warning this driver will take with him. >> slow down and keep an eye out for the police, i guess. >> reporter: it's not just maryland, but washington, d.c. and pennsylvania and more will have the smooth operator campaigns in full effect this week. >>> and the tipsy taxi program is offering free rides home in baltimore city for those drinking on the 4th of july. you can call for more information. that number is available at most bars and restaurants in the area. >>> derek jeter is ready to return to the lineup. he went 1-2 yesterday. he had a right calf strain. he'll be in his 12th all-star game. >>> an oriole will be heading to the game as well. he'll be the first oriole to join the game since 1989. he'll play in texas tonight. later, with a one run lead, kevin gregg gets chipper jones out and the orioles win it, 5- 4. >>> now, despite the tough economy, the fireworks business is booming. there will be more than
cummings and more. >>> a world renowned hospital earns big bragging rites. for the 22nd year in a row, johns hopkins is named the number one hospital in the rankings. it got the top spots in five of ten specialty fields as well. >>> two weeks to go before the united states defaults on loans. tara mergener has more on a debate and vote on a bill that's not expected to matter. >> reporter: the house republicans are on track to raise the debt limit for a price. >> we can't borrow 40 cents out of every dollar for the country. the constitutional amendment requires a balanced budget. the measure is expected to hit a dead end in the senate. the momentum is building for a bipartisan backup plan. it would let president obama raise the debt ceiling in stages. we need to stay in every day until we resolve the crisis confronting our country. >> reporter: the proposal has a chance, the conservatives are expecting deeper cuts. >> i wasn't elected to do nothing, to kick the can down the road. >> reporter: the white house is urging lawmakers to reach a deal by friday. in washington, tara mergener, e
-- >> the doodling he's done, you see this now. it's big bird and oscar. >> reporter: after years of watching his work as a muppeteer, clash first met hen son in '79. >> i got to do the macy's thanksgiving day parade and to meet jim after the parade was over was, of course, a dream come true. >> reporter: four years later clash was hired for 10 episodes of sesame street. he ginned the cass in 1985. >> i'm still pinching myself. i started working with him while i was in my 20s. >> everyone wanted to give him more than 100%. >> reporter: it was this free dhom that inspired clash to create the distinctive voice and laugh that became elmo. his work as elmo earned him an emmy in 1990, the same year that hen son died. speaking on behalf of all of your friends, if you had the opportunity, with with you say to jim henson. >> elmo loves him very, very much. >> reporter: clash hopes this little red book will help henson's legacy live on. >> meeting him and finding out how much of a col and regular guy this is and leaving him with an unbelievable legacy is something i'll never forget. >> reporter: jessica k
peanuts until we hit the big brick. prosecutors say redd got one of his biggest shipments in what he believes what -- was a secret meeting at outside the exxon at cold spring lane and falls road. the dealer was afraid she would get stopped. he told her give a áááá ll side. a lot of cash. you gotta make sure some áááááá on that. >> we can't give quarter to corruption. >> at city police headquarters, mering mersk -- wjz mike hellgren. >>> the unnamed employee padded his or her electronic time sheet to get overpayments. >>> developers have a little more time to get in the mix for a slot parlor. the city decided to push it back after the mayoral primary. that comes after mayor stephanie rawlings-blake decided to use revenue to reduce property taxes. >>> hair pollution is on -- air pollution is on the rise in maryland. it's ranked fifth worst from coal powered plants. leaders say it's misloading because 70% comes from out of state power plants. >>> the los angeles dodgers is squaring off in a bankrupt court. the league is challenging an offer made to the team by a third party pr
with adults and now, a growing number of kids use them. mobile phones are big business, but the safety is questionable. now, it's said that using a cell phone for a few years doesn't raise the child's risk of brain cancer. >> i like to call my mom and text my friends. >> reporter: swedish researchers looked at brain cancer patients and they weren't more likely to be cell phone users. >> i'm more concerned about the stuff i'm breathing in in the city rather than my cell phone. >> reporter: the study falls short. it doesn't look at the long term impact of the use. >> reporter: if there's concern about young people and mobile phone use, parents should evaluate the usage. >> the child that uses the cell phone at 7 and 12, when they're 47, after four decades of using the cell phone, is the risk highier? >> reporter: some of the other ways to make sure that the children are safe, use the speaker or hands free options or your ear buds. now, back to you. >>> in may,the world health organization called for further studies. >>> so, it's back to work for ravens players. they'll be reporting to tr
'll see some weather but the big action should be down to the south and the east. a warm and humid morning. >> it is. by the way, let me officially issue a bad hair advisory for today. >> that takes guts. >> man. you mentioned bend it like beckham, that's a great movie. >> it is. >> and go out and get this f you haven't seen it, get, that's worth it. good kids movie, too. >> and it will be hot today you from looking for something for the kids to do. find it on net flix. on demand. bend it like beckham. >> you know where we are, we have a corn patch growing. that's when we continue. ,,,, pgh if you are waking up. and an amber alert in effect for this 8 year old. police say that two men abducted him while he was walking with a group of other children in the 300 block of gwen avenue. police are urging everyone to be on the look out for a light green ford taurus like you see here. if you have information on what has taken place, call the police. mike schuh will give us a update at the bottom of the hour on this alert still in effect. marty is in the weather center. >> 75 and where it is hum
a big matza ball. >> well, here i am. >> oh, you got it. >> you're a "matza" ball. >> well, that's all i can say. >> reporter: have a great weekend, we'll see you in fells point. it's a manic friday. see ya. >>> ron matza ball. >> that's classic. >> we're minutes away on wjz. take a look. >> reporter: i'm mike schuh, this is nick. why is he in a shark cage in this is his office. we'll show you his work when we continue. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> bandage is looking -- wjz is looking for the best blog or nominate your own. the blog with the most votes wins a 50-dollar gift card to amazon. go to wjz.com for the details. >>> shark week is the longest running event on cable tv. it will feature the work of a baltimore photographer. mike schuh takes us underthe sea. >> reporter: it's called jaws comes home. it's the work of nick from national geographic and discovery channel. he's among the world's best underwater photographers. he's nearly died from shark bites and now, he's sharing his story >> there's a wall of flesh -- >> reporter: he's talking about the three months he spent filming near th
. we'll see you later. give yourselves a big hand. we need a seven second delay with the one little guy. >> well, he was the momma mia friend. >> welk your ship has come in, well, maybe going out. ,,,,,,,,, at progressive, you can bundle your home and auto policies and save. don't worry, tiny people. flo is a gentle giant. bundle home and auto at progressive.com. >> reporter: coming up, we'll have the latest on casey anthony. >> reporter: i'm andrea fujii, live outside of the social security building. raising the debt ceiling. if no agreement is reached, there could be major consequences in maryland. >>> we have new information on the accident on 50 eastbound. details on that one and the other two we're following in a few. >>> we have a very warm week shaping up. we'll talk about how hot it gets in the forecast. >> actress poppy montgomery is coming out with a new show. first, she's playing the creator of j.k. rowling in a lifetime movie. we'll have more on today's come here! somebody help! [ nail gun firing ] [ nails ricocheting ] [ paint splashes ] my hero! anyone can be a hero with t
and you get the whole shebang. he talks about a big brick and a kilo. he's been ordered to be held until he gets a detention hearing. he's dangerous and a flight risk. >>> he's been with the department since '94. he was fired in 2002 for falling asleep on the job. he sued and got reenstated and received back pay. >>> mayor stephanie rawlings- blake unveils a new tax plan. city homeowners would see a city tax cut of 20% by 2020. that would be funded from the slots parlor and the revenue. this is in response to her challenger. >>> the president is bringing his message to maryland later on this week. he'll host a town hall meeting friday at the university of college park. they'll hand out a number of tickets tomorrow morning. the topic is the debt ceiling debate currently going on in washington, d.c.. >>> the justice department welcomes a meeting for the families of those killed on 9/11 who believe their phones may have been hacked by a british tabloid. [no audio] >>> this former editor is the communication's chief. he was arrested in connection with the newspaper's phone hacking scandal. c
to you, don. >>> at the top of the news, there's a big lead in the form of a photograph. are our police making progress? andrea fujii is live in the inner harbor now. >> reporter: good morning, don and everyone. the police are confident they'll find the man responsible. they're hoping someone will come forward with information. >> reporter: the city police are searching for the man seen in this picture taken on a cell phone by a witness. the police want to talk to this man. the murder happened after fireworks monday night. >> these people who engage in these terrible and senseless acts of violence are cowards. we're not going to tolerate their behavior. >> this morning, he tells a newspaper he was here on business. the stabbing was not the only act of violence monday night. the police made 30 arrests and handled 30 curfew violations. they're still looking for the person who shot this little boy in the leg. the crime cameras didn't capture anything. his aunt tells us that the doctors can't remove the bullets. >> an inch more, it would have hit the artery. that's why they're not digging i
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